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Butter Pecan Turtles Recipe

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This recipe for Butter Pecan Turtles, by , is from 'Cooking With Harmony' 2nd Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
In Honor of Elsie Smith
Added: Monday, March 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
2 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c. butter-softened

Carmel Layer:
2/3 c. butter
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 c. whole pecans.
1 c. milk chocolate chips.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. In 3-quart bowl combine crust ingredients, mix at medium speed, scraping sides of bowl often. Mix 2-3 minutes or until well mixed and particles are firm. Pat firmly into ungreased 13x9x2 pan. Sprinkle with pecans-evenly over unbaked crust. Prepare carmel layer. In Heavy 1 quart saucepan combine brown sugar and butter. Cool over medium heat, stiffing constantly, until entire surface of mixture begins to boil. Boil 1/2 to 1 minute, stirring constantly. Pour evenly over pecans and crust. Bake near center of oven for 19 - 22 min., or until entire carmel layer is bubbly and crust is light golden brown. Remove from oven immediately sprinkle with chips. Allow chips to melt, leave some whole for a marble effect. Do not spread chips. Cool completely,

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 or 4 dozens bars.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Taken from the first 'Cooking With Harmony' cookbook.

 

 

 

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